Oregon late Friday issued its first “health alert” for cannabis tainted with high levels of pesticide — in this case, two strains sold by a McMinnville dispensary.

About 130 people bought the dried flowers between Oct. 15 and Oct. 17. Lab testing found the products were contaminated with spinosad, a common insecticide used in the marijuana industry.

The notice represents a major change in how Oregon deals with pesticides and marijuana.

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